HOUR: Bergen International Performance Festival 2020

Performance art and one day seminar at Kunstgarasjen
Friday 28 February: 17.45
24 hours group collective performance
28 February: 18.00 continue to 18.00 on 29 February
One day seminar
Sunday 1 March: 14.00 - 17.30
HOUR is a performance art, collective encounter which 24 artists from Norway, Nordic and international countries migrate, interact within and share time, space and materials over a 24 hour period follow by one day seminar. HOUR is curated by Pavana Reid for Performance Art Bergen. .
On Friday 28th February at 18.00, artists enter the shared space, one by one, on the hour, every hour and remain in the space for the 24 hour period. The artists perform together and will end the performance collectively at 18.00 on Saturday 29th February.
Among the audiences, students from Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design at the University of Bergen (KMD) will take part in a writing workshop “Witness” Experiential Writing: text as a means to document performance which organised by Eleanor Clare and Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen.
On Sunday1st March at 14.00, the seminar begins with About Real Time and Constructed Time a lecture performance by Kurt Johannessen. Follow by Reflection a panel discussion which Sylvie Ferrè, Øyvind Kvalnes, Douglas Park, Eleanor Clare, Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen and Kurt Johannessen will share their experience with the 24 participants and audiences of the performance HOUR. The seminar will finish with short presentations by the students.
HOUR BIPF 2020 is supported by:
Performance Art Bergen, Nordic Culture Fund, City of Bergen, Arts Council Norway, Kunstgarasjen, Hordaland County, Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design at the University of Bergen (KMD) and H. Westfal-Larsen og Hustru Anne Westfall-Larsen´s Almennyttigefond.
The Artists, official observers, witnesses from KMD, audience and organisers straight after the 24 hour long performance was completed!

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